General Motors Co working on technology to slash EV battery costs

In a statement General Motors Co’s President Mark Reuss said, the company is testing a variety of battery chemistry technologies and manufacturing processes aimed at slashing the cost of future electric vehicle batteries and reducing its dependence on such price-sensitive metals including cobalt. While speaking at an investor conference, Reuss said “GM is experimenting with…

Glass electrolytes in Lithium ion batteries are the key to next gen battery technology

The new battery tech is not only eco-friendly, it is more cost effective and offers superior performance too. Even at 94, John B. Goodenough, a professor at the University of Texas, isn’t done with changing the landscape of today’s battery technology. The Austin-based professor who has widely been credited for the invention of lithium-ion batteries…